Tapering the jacket a couple strands shortly after the eye mark by a few strands is what cousin do from what i can tell to have the 300mm section a bit thinner. 4 strands shortly after the eye and 8 strands at the main taper.
ok, please forgive my lazy ass for not posting revised instructions for ages.
This isn't exactly how they do it, I've changed how the tapers are done to give a better result but this is how i get 'er done now days
This is for atrax ropes and similar constructions only, other 24 strand lines...
I personally do not like the splice and don't do it for customers. Will do it for friends who are insistent but would not do it on my own ropes.
It is a personal choice. The splices patent does not specify a brand or exact diameter of cordage acceptabe, but a range if memory serves correctly. I...
Yupp. Where it looks whipped i taped it then removed the tape when done.
The core was 12 strand. 12 strand round braid is very easy. I didn't bundle mine, not sure what the strength diff would be if any